When it comes to overcoming obstacles in life, many different quotes can inspire. So whether you face a challenging situation or need some motivation, these quotes can help you push through and achieve your goals.

Here are some inspiring words about overcoming obstacles from famous and inspiring people. These quotes about overcoming obstacles can help put things in perspective and motivate you to keep going. So whatever hurdles come your way, remember that you are not alone – and there is always a way to overcome them.

40 Inspirational Quotes on Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles Quotes

We are our own worst enemy. We make the best of friends but worst of enemies.

– Mark Twain

Never, never, never give up.

– Winston Churchill

Obstacles are not there to stop us, but only to make us strong.

– Anonymous

The obstacle in the path becomes the path.

– Zen saying

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.

– Zig Ziglar

You gain strength, courage, and confidence from every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face. You can say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.

– Woody Hayes

There is no better than Adversity. Every defeat, heartbreak, and loss contains its seed, its lesson on improving your performance the next time.

– Malcolm X

The most challenging thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.

Amelia Earhart

Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.

Robert Schuller

It is not the most robust species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

– Anonymous

You can never cross the ocean unless you dare to lose sight of the shore.

– Christopher Columbus

The most significant test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

– Robert Green Ingersoll

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

– Confucius

Failure defeats losers; failure inspires winners!

Robert T Kiyosaki

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome Adversity.

– Lou Holtz

You’ll never find a better sparring partner than Adversity.

– Golda Meir

We become wiser by Adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is no education like Adversity.

– Benjamin Disraeli

I am always doing that which I cannot do to learn how to do it.

Pablo Picasso

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

– Steve Jobs

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.

Chinese Proverb

If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain the way I see it.

– Dolly Parton

A wise man sees difficulty in every opportunity and an opportunity in every problem.

John Milton

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.

– Martin Luther King Jr

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

– Kenji Miyazawa

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces his fighting weight.

– Josh Billings

The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.

– Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.

Roger Staubach

Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Please take a chance and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!

– Jo Franz

He who doesn’t want to face his challenges shall always face challenges!

– Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Because some people see a wall and assume that’s the end of their journey. Others see it and decide it’s just the beginning.

– Angeline Trevena

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More quotes to overcome obstacles:

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.

– Ray Davis

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.

– Gail Sheehy

Clearing the path, “Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn so that we see ourselves as we are.”

– Arthur Golden

To invent your future, take and get out of your comfort zone!

– Brian Tracy

It’s always good to have obstacles because it means you’ve learned how to fight through them, and if you haven’t failed, then you haven’t succeeded

Mark Manson

The most significant test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Green Ingersoll

You can never cross the ocean unless you dare to lose sight of the shore.

– Christopher Columbus

An obstacle is an opportunity for greatness.

Randy Pausch

Some challenges will inevitably present themselves along the path of life; when this happens, remember that you are stronger than any obstacle that gets in the way.

Robert T Kiyosaki

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Challenges make life enjoyable, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J Marine

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe it is possible.

– Richard M Nixon

A setback is a setup for a comeback.

– Toni Coleman

The most significant test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Green Ingersoll

If you can’t fly, then run; if you can’t run, then walk; if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.

Martin Luther King Jr

A new challenge keeps the brain kicking and the heart ticking.

– E. A. Bucchianeri

Let your joy scream across the pain.

– Terri Guillemets

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